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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2180
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  589-590
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  12.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3033. Spink, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing trefoil crown with pendilia, chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding mappa aloft in r.hand, and eagle-topped sceptre in l.hand. Reverse: Arched M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: m TITI … INTPPV (Garbled Inscription). Reverse: ANNO IIIЧ (Year 8). Mint mark: τHЄUPs.

Bibliography:  MIB II 95Ab

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